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The Potter's House Café

1658 Columbia Rd NW

Washington, DC 20009

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Slavery has influenced life in the United States in countless ways that are often left out of our national narrative.

What can we gain by re-examining our shared history - and what can we do to fight racial injustice in our own communities?

Join us as we explore questions of race and democracy, framed by The New York Times Magazine’s 1619 Project.

This event will be the first in a series of monthly discussions exploring the aftermath of the year 1619, when 20-30 enslaved Africans arrived in the what is now the state of Virginia. We will explore how not only slaveowners but our entire country created cultural norms, business practices, and laws that allowed slavery to flourish and that still affect life in the United States today. We will also discuss avenues for action to address racial injustice in our own lives.

You can read the full 1619 Project here: https://pulitzercenter.org/sites/default/files/full_issue_of_the_1619_project.pdf


And listen to the 1619 Podcast from the New York Times Daily here: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/23/podcasts/the-daily/1619-project.html

The 1619 Project Study Group is a creation of the Racial Justice Collective Mission Group, which meets weekly to discuss our life experiences as they pertain to race, as well and how we can be change agents for justice in our communities. We welcome all ethnicities, religions, genders and sexual orientations to join us.


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